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Mary L. Ambuster

January 30, 1949 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 72)


MADISON HEIGHTS, MICH. - Mary L. Ambuster, 72, formerly of McDonald, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 6, 2021, at Ascension St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Madison Heights following a short illness. 

Mary was born Jan. 30, 1949, in McDonald, a daughter of the late Louis and Rose Carson Alcantar. She was a 1967 graduate of McDonald High School and lived in this area until moving to Michigan in 1996.

Mrs. Ambuster worked for several car dealerships over the last 30 years in various administrative positions, and retired in 2015.

She was a devoted wife and mother, and she loved spending time with her family. Mary enjoyed planting a garden with her daughters, and loved to travel, read, and work crossword puzzles.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 45 years, David Ambuster, whom she married May 24, 1975; two daughters, Tracy L. Ambuster and Annamarie C. Ambuster, both of Madison Heights; a brother, Anthony (Margaret) Alcantar of Girard; many nieces, nephews, and extended family members; and many friends.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., Girard.

Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at the funeral home, and will continue with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 618 Ohio Ave., in McDonald.

If attending the visitation or services, please follow all current health protocols and guidelines, including the wearing of masks or face coverings. To those who cannot attend, or are uncomfortable doing so, please keep Mary and her family in your thoughts and prayers,

Committal services will follow the Mass and be at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown. 

To send flowers to Mary's family, please visit our floral store.


Calling Hours
February 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard
222 S. State St.
Girard, OH 44420

Mass of Christian Burial
February 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
618 Ohio Ave.
McDonald, OH 44437

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